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Re: Fwd: reiser4 non-free?

On Tue, May 04, 2004 at 10:56:13AM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> On 2004-05-03 15:24:00 +0100 Claus Färber <claus@xn--frber-gra.muc.de> wrote:
> > Rememer that an "ad-clause" usually does not render a work non-free,
> > just incompatible with the GPL. [...]
> An "ad-clause" usually applies to documentation or advertising
> supplied with the software, not the software package itself, and only
> requires attribution not a large advert. It sails very close to the
> wind, but doesn't quite fall over.

Any required-advertising clause that makes any imposition on wholly
independent and original works is non-free.

G. Branden Robinson                |     I suspect Linus wrote that in a
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     complicated way only to be able to
branden@debian.org                 |     have that comment in there.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- Lars Wirzenius

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